LOCAL POLICE REPORTS – July 26, 2017
July 17 to July 24
• A Bridge card was found and turned into the Evart Police Department. The owner was located and the card was returned.
• Officers were dispatched to a complaint of a domestic dispute in progress. The case remains open at this time.
• Officers were dispatched to conduct a well-being check due to a 911 hang-up. The residents of the address were found to be secure. It was determined the call was made unintentionally.
• Officers were dispatched to a report of an assault. The case remains open at this time.
• Officers were called to a report of an ordinance violation. The offender was located and issued a citation.
• Officers were dispatched to conduct a well-being check. The subject was found to be secure and not in need of any services.
• Officers were called to a domestic dispute. Upon arrival of officers, it was determined one of the involved subjects had left the scene.
• Officers were dispatched to assist the Osceola County Sheriff’s Department with a domestic in progress.
July 16 to July 22
If you see any suspicious activity, call 911. For a non-emergency call 832-3255.
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Officers continue to perform property inspections and serve the appropriate abatement paperwork for those in violation of the Reed City Ordinances for tall grass, trash and vehicles though out the week. Do not blow grass in to the roadway — if you do, you must clean it up.
• Officers arrested an 18-year-old man for the violation of a personal protection order which was a condition of his bond release. He was then transported to the Osceola County Jail where he was lodged without incident.
• Officers were dispatched to an apartment regarding a delivery package that had been found opened and empty on the front porch. The content was removed and the caller contacted police to report a larceny. The caller again contacted police a short time later explaining the item was found around the corner of the building. The caller added the item was undamaged and did not wish to go any farther with the complaint.
• Officers were dispatched to a local residence to take a private property single vehicle accident report. No injuries were reported.
• Central Dispatch reported to RCPD a threat situation between two young females. Both parties were reporting the other wanted to meet and fight at the playground. The responding officer advised they both block each other from social media and text messages.
• A 17-year-old male argued with a Reed City Police Officers regarding the need for a registration sticker on a Moped. The boy told the officer that the Secretary Of State office had given him paperwork stating that according to federal law it was classified as a bicycle and it didn’t need to be registered. The officer advised it was not legal to be on the road and released him with a verbal warning. The officer then made contact with the Secretary Of State office in Lansing in reference to bicycles with motors. They must be registered as a moped.
• Officers were dispatched to a local residence regarding a family residency dispute. Once the responding officer was able to calm down the situation, he advised the proper course of action to take to resolve the civil matter in the court system.
• Officers were dispatched to a local residence to take a report of a stolen bike. The woman reported her son's bike stolen from her porch and added he was in jail. Officers went to the jail and spoke with the owner of the bike. He stated he knew who had the bike and did not wish to press charges. Case closed.
• Officers were dispatched to take a report on a personal property damage accident in a parking lot. It is believed one of the vehicles may not have been in park and rolled into the other vehicle, while all parties involved were in the store. No injuries were reported.
• An elderly woman requested an officer stop by and pick up evidence from several different cases. She stated it involved abuse and mistreatment over several years at her previous employment. While there, her husband came home and explained to the officer she had a history of mental illness.
• Officers were dispatched to assist Michigan State Police troopers with a possibly suicidal male, who had just walked in on his girlfriend having an affair. The man agreed to go to the hospital for a mental evaluation.
• Officers arrested a 21-year-old man for driving while license suspended and the improper use of a registration plate. He was transported to the Osceola County Jail where he was lodged without incident.
• Officers were dispatched to a local apartment complex regarding a juvenile complaint. The complainant explained she told the children playing with the water spigot outside her window to stop as she was trying to sleep. The children went and told their parents and a dispute started. Officers advised it was a civil matter and to separate for the evening.
• Officers were dispatched to a local residence to perform an area check. The caller told officers she saw a car sitting at the edge of her driveway for two hours. She called 911 later after it had left the area. Officers patrolled the area but were unable to locate the vehicle.